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Ramona D.

Ramona D.

4.9(58)
I'm a professional musician and audio engineer. I'm a classically trained pianist and I offer lessons in piano, guitar, voice, music theory, music recording, music performance and songwriting. I received my music education from The Brooklyn Music School, Cornell University and The Institute of Audio Research. I perform in original & cover bands as a keyboardist and backup singer. I’m also a session musician, music producer and have composed music for commercials and short films. As an audio engineer, I record, mix, edit, arrange, master and program demos, EPs albums, mix-tapes, karaoke tracks and ringtones. I co-own a project recording studio in Brooklyn, NY. I'm passionate about what I do and guarantee a creative, enjoyable and fulfilling experience! *** Lesson Details *** For piano and voice, I incorporate basic music theory methods and also focus on ear training. My ultimate goal when teaching is for the student to have a visceral experience while playing or singing. For audio engineering, I go over audio recording techniques and the tools & equipment needed to produce a professional-sounding song. I enjoy imparting my knowledge of music to others and I demonstrate that enthusiasm in my teaching style. I love relating what I'm teaching a student to his/her learning style. Figuring out how someone learns is a key component of my method and I'm a better instructor because of it. *** Studio Equipment *** lives in a brownstone three-story home with a recording studio f/w 88 keys seating for parents *** Travel Equipment *** Piano, a keyboard with 88 keys and sustain pedal. *** Specialties *** Classical, music theory and ear training
$1$35
/30 mins
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Candid L. B.

Candid L. B.

4.9(83)
In English, Español ou Português! The composition classes are a very fun and practical way to learn and create your songs, as well being inspired by other tunes! It can be based on playing by ear or writing scores and chords. Also, includes training on technique, creativity and composing, to start putting your ideas together to create your own songs or your own arrangement for composers you like! Write your own music and tell your stories! * Classes online and in studio in NYC too. Please ask for it by message! PROGRAM: - chord progressions - melodies structures - style characteristics - writing lyrics and how to connect with melodies - choosing chords - analyzing songs - Suggesting books for reading and working with - how to produce and record your songs home Practicing rhythms, melodies, harmonies, chords, you will develop your musicality and apply everything in your own repertoire. Using apps, videos, tracks, you will have amazing material to follow along, watch references and read your special instructions. Choose to add music theory and harmony, composing to your program if you wish. Special projects in season cycles will happen to motivate your study and give you opportunities to show your progress. Working with a coaching plan makes your development easier and stronger! In this class, you will also learn: • Music Appreciation • Learn different genres, styles, music from different parts of the world • Music History & Composer • Study composers and compare old & new styles • Interpretation and body movements • Rhythm practice • Working on memorizing technique And beyond music: • Language Development and Emergent Literacy • Social and Emotional Development • Cognition and General Knowledge • Physical and Motor Development • Approaches to Learning and Motivation
$1$70
/30 mins
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Dan B.

Dan B.

4.9(23)
I have written many songs, one of them got an honorable mention at the billboard international song contest, another is the theme song of the movie "Falling Star" (AKA "Goyband") starring (and singing) the magnificent Adam Pascal.
$1$60
/30 mins
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Chris S.

Chris S.

5(22)
Hi there! My name is Chris. I teach music to people just like you and I help people achieve their musical dreams! I can teach you how to craft the perfect song - melodically, harmonically, and lyrically. Learn how to develop interesting musical ideas, how to put a song together, and how to write lyrics that resonate with an audience! These are lessons for students of all ages and all skill levels. Your lessons will focus on what you want to learn. Whatever it is that gets you excited about music, that is what we will focus on! This is more than just lessons. This is a mentorship with a professional musician that can take your skills to the next level. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned pro, we will set clear goals and get to work on accomplishing them together!
$1$50
/30 mins
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Tonie N.

Tonie N.

4.9(34)
I am a singer-songwriter whose music has been featured on Spotify's "New From NYC: Pop" playlist and has garnered over 27k streams on Spotify and has run songwriting workshops attended by 40 people. I'll teach you how to turn your inspiration into music, how to create a structure for your song, write lyrics, and compose.
$1$45
/30 mins
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Eric J

Eric J

4.9(446)
I will help you understand the traditional, classical, pop, and Jazz harmonic/melodic writing rules for you to use in your own composition, songwriting, part-writing & arrangement.
$1$59
/30 mins
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Brendon R.

Brendon R.

5(28)
Lessons will be highly tailored to each individual student, songwriters on any instrument welcome. Topics may include storytelling, structure, chord progressions, arrangement, accompaniment, the relationship of music to text, emotions vs intellect, beats, recording, and more.
$1$65
/45 mins
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Marco P.

Marco P.

5(13)
Every voice is a unique "living instrument", strongly influenced by so many physical, emotional and psychological factors. In my classes I love to help students exploring their own voice beyond the simple concept of learning a melody and repeating it, showing them how to use their instrument at its full potential of musical expression. I like to teach the technique together with the interpretation, going through every musical style, pop, rock, R&B, soul, country, you name it! I firmly believe that there is something to learn from every genre, and I think that the listening process is an essential step to find our own personal voice. Throughout my career I worked with students of all ages, from 5 to over 60 years old, with different levels of music preparation, from complete amateurs to professional singers.
$1$45
/30 mins
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EDwin has been a great help over the last couple of years. Don't know how I wrote and recorded songs without his help

Dan (Songwriting lessons with Edwin I.)

Axel is very welcoming and have an easy and entrenaining way to teach kids. My son, 10 years old, is very happy with his classes and is very excited for the upcoming classes and feels he will be able

Renata Lima (Songwriting lessons with Axel O.)

Gary is extremely knowledgable and a great communicator of complex musical ideas and concepts. He has a way of breaking things down into "easy to understand" bite size pieces. This allows anyone to c

Steve S (Songwriting lessons with Gary R.)

I felt like it was the best experience that I could have with a teacher in the subject that I wanted

Cortez (Songwriting lessons with Rebecca G.)

EDwin has been a great help over the last couple of years. Don't know how I wrote and recorded songs without his help

Dan (Songwriting lessons with Edwin I.)

Axel is very welcoming and have an easy and entrenaining way to teach kids. My son, 10 years old, is very happy with his classes and is very excited for the upcoming classes and feels he will be able

Renata Lima (Songwriting lessons with Axel O.)

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